Hair loss is a genetic issue that has been plaguing men and women for centuries. Both men and women come to me frustrated and lacking self-confidence because of thinning hair they have no control over. It’s a common problem. Sixty-five percent of men have noticeable hair loss by age 60, and 35 million men in the United States experience hair loss, while it affects 21 million women. Hair loss sufferers can expect to lose an average of 100 hairs per day.
Texans are blessed with many opportunities for outdoor fun. Unfortunately, this means more exposure to the damaging rays of the sun. And that can lead to skin cancer – the most common type of cancer in the world. In fact, about 5.4 million squamous and basal cell cancers in about 3.3 million Americans are diagnosed each year. While alarming, there is some good news. As the rate of different types of cancers increases, our technology and science rises to meet the demand for treatment. Mohs surgery is an example of technology and science rising to meet the need for skin cancer treatment.